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Brian Smith RI – (Watercolour & Acrylic)

Celebrated Artist and Tutor now based in the Costwolds, works primarily in Watercolour and also Acrylic, focusing on People and Architecture. Had a career of 25 years as a Freelance Illustrator in London, followed by 14 years running a residential painting school. Brian lived in the Balearics for 6 years before returning to the UK.

In 2020 Brian attained the honour of being voted by his peers for membership of The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour. He now is able to use the initials RI after his name. http://royalinstituteofpaintersinwatercolours.org/2020/04/24/new-members-of-the-ri-announced/

“The simple materials of paper, paint and water give such pleasure when you let them play.” BS
Brian’s Day Watercolour Workshop courses are very popular, and we usually try to organise them so there are two or three in a row, so those who wish to can make a Residential out of them.

Brian has some demos on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1N46kPMhFO678JXJrJQjwQ




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“Really enjoyed the course. Brian was a great tutor & gave lots of useful info.”
“Friendly, helpful tutor, very patient!”
“More Brian please – he is the best art tutor I have ever come across for my needs.”
“Brian makes me feel like I can actually paint. And I am able to now in an uncomplicated way with much better results than I had before. I enjoyed his class so much.”
“Never felt I could do it until now!”
“I have gained confidence that I can paint something worthwhile. Thank you.”



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